By: Teo SpenglerGriffonia simplicifolia is not just a pretty face. What is Griffonia simplicifolia and why do people like this plant? Read on for answers to these questions and plenty of other Griffonia simplicifolia information.What is Griffonia Simplicifolia?Griffonia simplicifolia plants don’t take your breath away, to say the least.
By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenYou’re possibly thinking ofstarting a tin can veggie garden. For those of us inclined to recycle, thisseems like a great way to get another use from cans that held our vegetable,fruits, soups, and meats. Add a drainage hole and some soil and you’re all setto grow vegetables in tin cans, right?
The genus Nananthus occurs widely in the interior of South Africa, in the Eastern Cape Province, Northern Cape Province, the Northwest Province, and the Free State. There is also a population in eastern Namibia.Nananthus is made up of a dozen of species of mesemb. It is related to Aloinopsis and Titanopsis.
By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenGrowing Peruvian apple cactus (Cereus peruvianus) is a simple way to add beautiful form to the landscape, given the plant has appropriate conditions. It is attractive, adding a hint of color in a monochromatic bed. Dry and sunny conditions are necessary for column cactus to grow happily in USDA zones 9 through 11.
By: Amy GrantHydrangeas are flowering shrubs that produce big, showy blooms in the summer, making them a much sought-after addition to the landscape. Gorgeous they may be, unless you have a hydrangea with powdery mildew. The resultant powdery substance on hydrangeas afflicted with the disease renders them less than lovely.
By: Heather RhoadesCross pollination can cause problems for gardeners who wish to save the seeds of their vegetables or flowers from year to year. Unintentional cross pollination can “muddy” the traits you want to keep in the vegetable or flower you are growing.Can You Control Cross Pollination?Yes, cross pollination can be controlled.
Get Started How To Dry Chamomile Plants – Tips For Drying Chamomile FlowersBy Amy GrantChamomile, unlike other herbs, is harvested just for its lovely daisy-like flowers, which are then preserved. Chamomile preservation basically means drying the chamomile flowers. There are four chamomile drying techniques.
Growing Carissa Shrubs: How To Grow A Carissa Natal PlumBy Jackie CarrollIf you like fragrant shrubs, you& 39;ll love the Natal plum bush. The fragrance, which resembles that of orange blossoms, is especially intense at night. Read this article to find out more about growing this plant.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistPeonies are blowsy old-fashioned favorites. Their brilliant tones and vigorous petals engage the eye and liven up the landscape. Can peonies grow in pots? Container grown peonies are excellent for the patio but they require a little more care than in ground plants.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistIt is always a challenge to find plant specimens that will thrive in low to nearly no light. Read on to learn more about this interesting plant.Barrenwort Plant InfoBarrenwort (Epimedium grandiflorum) is an unusual and rare herbaceous plant. It is an Epimedium that is also called Bishop’s Hat and Longspur.
Beautiful and unusual flowers can transform any garden. Frost-resistant perennials are very rare in the gardens of modern summer residents, but they are distinguished by their beauty and the most unpretentious in care, and in addition, these flowers perfectly survive the Russian cold. New Belgian aster New Belgian aster is a fairly cold-resistant plant, the height of the bushes of which varies within 40-150 cm.
The Cyclamen The Cyclamen plant belongs to a genus of dicotyledonous and spermatophyte plants scientifically called Cyclamen, of the Primulaceae family (hence the genetic and perhaps structural relationship with other common floral species); it is native to the Mediterranean basin, especially in its eastern and mid-Asian area (Lebanon, Asia Minor, etc.
THE AGRONOMAN ANSWERS ON HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR PLANTS QUESTION ABOUT DIEFFENBACHIA YELLOW LEAVES IN MY DIEFFENBACHIAQUESITO DI NOELIA Dear Dr. Maria Giovanna Davoli I'm Noelia, I'm writing to you this time about a problem about a plant that I bought in January .. I know the name of the plant and I don't understand why it has the largest yellow and ruined leaves.
By: Amy GrantTired of the rather lackluster, monochrome green Romaine lettuce? Try growing Little Leprechaun lettuce plants. Read on to learn about Little Leprechaun care in the garden.About Lettuce ‘Little Leprechaun’Little Leprechaun lettuce plants sport gorgeous variegated leaves of forest green tipped with burgundy.
← Read part 1. Sowing seeds and growing seedlings of cucumbers & 34; Cucumber Encyclopedia & 34 ;. Part 2 Useful Tips 1. You can not overfeed cucumbers with nitrogen fertilizers. They will & 34; fatten & 34 ;, bloom only with male flowers. 2. The taste of a cucumber depends on the conditions in which it grows. If the plant is bad: there is little sun, moisture, or too hot and humid, then the development of greenery is delayed.
BACHELOR FLOWERS That is FLORITERAPIASWEET CHESTNUT (COMMON CHESTNUT) The Sweet Chestnut Bach flower remedy is for those people who have reached their limit of endurance and whose desperation cannot be greater. in Italian: chestnut Scientific name: Castanea sativa (Fagaceae family) FOR WHO IT IS & 39; THIS REMEDY The Bach Sweet Chestnut flower is indicated in flower therapy for those who no longer see any light for their future; for those who, having tried every way to solve their problems, feel they are in a dead end.
Why do they love adenium? This is an exotic and promising flower: each plant is individual. Only your adenium will have exactly this caudex shape and the uniquely interwoven lateral root bases underneath. Unusual adenium becomes more beautiful during flowering, thus rewarding the efforts of its owner.
Energy from the sea Humanity has long realized that the only way forward for energy purposes is that of renewable resources.We have seen photovoltaic and wind power plants sprouting like mushrooms, and more and more attention is paid to this sense. But there are a good number of scientists who are working on more ambitious projects, namely extracting energy from the sea.
By: Darcy Larum, Landscape DesignerOrnamental grasses add height, texture, movement and color to any garden. They attract birds and butterflies in the summer, and provide food and shelter for wildlife in the winter. Ornamental grasses grow quickly and require very little maintenance. They can be used as screens or specimen plants.
By: Liz BaesslerApples are far and away the most popular fruit in America and beyond. This means it’s the goal of many a gardener to have an apple tree of their own. Unfortunately, apple trees aren’t adapted to all climates. Like many fruiting trees, apples need a certain number of “chill hours” in order to set fruit.